1. J.P. Morgan Chase reached an agreement to fully purchase UK joint venture partner Cazenove Group in a $1.68 billion deal. JPMorgan and the brokerage company had combined UK investment services in 2004.

2. Citigroup sold its controlling stake in Japanese telemarketing firm Bellysystem24 to Bain Capital for $1.04 billion, and sold the North American franchise of Diners Club to BMO Financial Group for $1 billion.

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